A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Phek in India. The temblor was reported at 08:33:31 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/01/18 / 2018-01-18 02:03:31 / January 18, 2018 @ 2:03 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 93.69 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000ckm4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ckm4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 94.9521° East, latitude 25.1657° North, depth = 93.69 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Phek (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km SE of Phek, India. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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